Tag: medicare

In What Ways Are Medicare and Medicaid Different?

There is a common acronym in healthcare called LASA, which stands for “look-alike-sound-alike” and refers to medications. Healthcare workers may recognize the acronym LASA, which stands for “look-alike-sound-alike” and is usually used to refer to medications. Both Medicare and Medicaid were started in 1965 under Lyndon B. Johnson’s administration in

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Can Social Security and Medicare Afford to Continue to Operate?

The American Association for Retired Persons (AARP) estimates that 10,000 baby boomers turn 65 every single day. The deluge of aging Americans and the increase in longevity in the already 65 plus population are the main reasons why the Social Security and Medicare programs are expected to have financial insolvency

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The Priority of Affordable Long-Term Care

AARP reports that the demographic of ages 85 plus will triple between 2015 and 2050. This means we all face many challenges ahead, as they are likely to need expensive and extensive long term care. Elected leaders must rethink institutional care and its affordability and make improvements while creating innovative

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